Recent credible scientific studies have concluded that vegetarians have a higher life expectancy than meat eaters.
A 2013 study by Researchers from Loma Linda University found that vegetarians had
a 12 percent lower risk of dying over a six-
People who eat lots of vegetables take in lots of antioxidants which aid your body repair some of the damage caused by aging.
Eating certain plant foods has been found to be greatly beneficial at repairing and blocking DNA damage which helps slow and protect against the health problems associated with aging.
Dietary caloric restriction has been found to be associated with an increased lifespan. Recent research has found that this might be be due less to a reduction in calories, and more to a reduction in animal protein. Leucine and other amino acids found in large quantities in Animal Protein have an impact on the Tor enzyme which may accelerate aging.
There are many vegetarian centenarians and Supercentarians who have followed a predominately vegetarian diet who stand as a testimony to the anti aging and longevity inducing properties of the vegetarian diet.